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What's On in Wexford

Wexford's musical and cultural scene is busy all year round with festivals, family events, comedy shows, live music, heritage events, workshops and more all throughout the year. Our corner of Ireland's Ancient East is #BestForFun, especially during the summer months when the sun shines!

 

Festivals | Wexford is internationally known for the Opera Festival, but County Wexford is also known for so much more festivals from food and harvest, the Spiegeltent Festival, literary festivals and the Fringe festival to name a few. 

 

Family-friendly | A wide variety of family-friendly events take place around our beautiful county whether it's a seasonal Easter, Halloween or Christmas experience, arts and crafts workshops and other events and activities to keep the whole family occupied and entertained

 

Comedy and Live Music | Comedy and live music gigs in Wexford are a must when visiting our corner of the country. With festivals, seasonal events and live music on every corner of Wexford, there's sure to be something happening across the county when you visit during the summer months

 

Art & Crafts and Heritage Workshops | Explore a range of art and crafts events or lovely heritage workshops on traditional methods in Wexford's heritage sites, art centres and other venues that take place throughout the year 

 

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Riverside Park Hotel Wedding Showcase

Join us The Riverside Park Hotel Wedding Showcase Sunday 25th September 2022 | 2pm-5pm   View our fabulous ballroom overlooking the beautiful River Slaney, which will be all set for a wedding and sit down with one of our wedding team who will be delighted to answer any questions you may have.   Our Penthouse […]

Festival of Craft and Design @ The Makers House Wexford

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Programme of demonstrations and workshops celebrating August Craft Month 2022 in The Makers House Wexford. Full details on our Facebook and Instagram pages.  

The Craic Pots at T Morris

Tue 12th April - Tue 20th September
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The wonderfully entertaining Craic Pots play every Tuesday night at T Morris. With a wonderful mixture of Irish ballads, folk and banter, T Morris is the perfect spot for creamy pints and a lively midweek session every Tuesday.

Acoustic Session at T Morris

Thu 14th April - Thu 15th September

 The Acoustic Session Band are a mid-week musical treat for all music lovers. Playing every Thursday night at T Morris, this four-piece play a mixture of American folk and blues with harmonies to soothe your soul.  

Guided Bat Walk at Johnstown Castle

Thu 28th April - Thu 25th August

As the sun begins to set over Johnstown Castle and the visitors leave, many animals are settling down for the night. In the attic of the Irish Agricultural museum and by the lakes others are just coming to life! Did you know the museum attic is home to a large roost of pipistrelle bats? One […]

Walking with Giants – Guided Tree Walk

Wed 15th June - Wed 17th August
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Join Head Gardener Ciarán Fitzgerald on a guided tour of Johnstown Castle’s arboretum, where he will talk about some of the more unusual trees in our collection. June 15th & August 17th. The walk will take place at 11am and places must be booked in advance. Duration: 1.5 hours. Weather permitting. This is an outdoor walking event so […]

Summer Music For Adults Workshops

Sat 18th June - Sat 27th August

Try something fun and new this summer with Creative Sound’s Summer Music for Adults Workshops as we sing, play and move to great holiday hits! Creative Sound has designed three fun and engaging SUMMER MUSIC FOR ADULTS WORKSHOPS to explore & develop your creative and musical skills while having fun and meeting new people!   […]

Go Native – A Celebration of our Native Trees and Local Foods

Thu 23rd June - Thu 22nd September
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Join Foraging and Folklore Guide Lorraine from Gallivanting.ie on a very special Guided Walk on Thursday 22nd September that will take you back in time to see how our ancestors viewed our Native Trees. From ancient Brehon Laws to 19th-century Pig Farming, you will never see trees in the same light again!  Find out why a woman […]

Social Dancing in Camross Hall

Fri 1st July - Fri 2nd September
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Enjoy a wonderful evening of Music and Dancing in Camross Hall!   Dates July 1st – music by the incredible Stuart Moyles August 5th – music by the incredible Olivia Douglas September 2nd – music by the incredible Michael Collins   From 9.30pm – 12:00 Midnight €10 incl. Tea to be paid on the door  […]

A garden through time – Guided Garden Walk

Wed 13th July - Wed 14th September
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Join Head Gardener Ciarán Fitzgerald on Wednesday, July 13th, and Wednesday September 14th a guided tour of Johnstown castle’s grounds, where he will talk about the history of the gardens as well as the future plans for the estate including the plans for the walled garden and re-wilding. The walk will take place at 11am and […]

Creative Kids Summer Camp

Mon 15th August - Fri 19th August

Join us for our CREATIVE KIDS SUMMER CAMP at Ballycross Apple Farm, Wexford, where we’ll have a week of musical fun for ages 8 – 13 yrs! Creative Sound will hold its CREATIVE KIDS SUMMER CAMP at Ballycross Apple Farm, Bridgetown, Wexford this Summer from Monday 15th August to Friday 19th August, 10am to 2pm! Ages 8 – […]

National Heritage Week – Guided Tours of Wexford Town Wall

Mon 15th August - Fri 19th August
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Free Guided Tours of Wexford Town Wall during Heritage Wexford with Monica Crofton    Monday 15th August  Wednesday 17th August  Friday 19th August    Meeting at Westgate Heritage Centre at 3pm each day 

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